Category Archives: Mac OS X

How to Burn Disc Images in OS X El Capitan Without Disk Utility

Burn disc images in OS X El Capitan

Apple removed the ability to burn disc images from Disk Utility in OS X 10.11 and newer, and while that makes sense for many Macs that no longer have SuperDrives, CDRW, and DVD burners, for those who use an external … Read more


You can use SSH to connect to your Raspberry Pi from a Linux computer or Mac (or another Pi) from the Terminal, without installing additional software.

You’ll need to know your Pi’s IP address to connect to it. To find … Read more

How to take a screenshot on your Mac

You can take screenshots of your whole screen or just part of it. Screenshots are saved automatically as .png files on your desktop.

Take a screenshot of your whole screen

  1. Press Command (⌘)-Shift-3.
  2. Find the screenshot as a .png file
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Getting music off an iPod using Mac OS X!

There are lots of Instructables out there on how to get music off of an iPod using the “view options” trick in Windows explorer.

like this one!
How to get your music back off your Ipod FREE!

Unfortunately for those … Read more

OS X Mountain Lion: Shortcuts for taking pictures of the screen

Pictures of the screen (screenshots) are saved as files on the desktop, but if you prefer to put a screenshot in the Clipboard, hold down the Control key while you press the other keys. You can then paste the picture

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Guide: How to format an external drive to work seamlessly with Macs and PCs without third party software.

mac external drive exfat

External drives allow you to quickly moves large files between computers. If you want yours to seamlessly work with both Macs and PCs, your external drive needs to use a filesystem that is supported by both platforms. The problem is … Read more

Use the exFAT File System and Never Format Your External Drive Again

Use the exFAT File System and Never Format Your External Drive Again  

Using an external drive between Mac and Windows computers can be a hassle, since you constantly have to reformat it to fit which computer you’re using it on. Instead of reformatting it all the time, just use the much more … Read more

Clear the local DNS cache in OSX 10.10 Yosemite, Linux and Windows

When URLs are just not resolving the way you want it, to time to clear or flush the dns nameserver local cache –flush-the-loacl-cache

How to clear the local DNS cache….

OSX 10.10

sudo discoveryutil udnsflushcaches

OSX 10.9

dscacheutil -flushcache; sudo 
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